Articles tagged mikrokolektyw, delmark, jazz, moog, electronic

28 Mar 2016 // 2:30 AM

Bibio: A Mineral Love

"Lookin' like a butterfly / You lookin' like petals in a hurricane wind." That couplet is exactly A Mineral Love sounds like, and Bibio couldn't have said it better himself.

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Aruán Ortiz Trio: Hidden Voices

Ortiz is a percussive pianist, but in all that power Hidden Voices never loses a sense of nuance and discovery.

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Public Memory: Wuthering Drum

Wuthering Drum is a moody, cinematic collection of low-tempo ambient music, that while relatively restricted, can be immersive.

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25 Mar 2016 // 2:20 AM

The Range: Potential

Potential is as great an album as it is a story, and it proves that a sample needn't be well-known to be powerful.

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Mark Pritchard - Beautiful People (feat. Thom Yorke) (Singles Going Steady)

"Beautiful People" is a perfect amalgamation of Yorke's amazing, understated vocals and Pritchard's soft, light production.

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24 Mar 2016 // 10:21 AM

M.I.A. - “Ola, Foreign Friend” (Singles Going Steady)

Leave it to M.I.A. to sample The Lion King and use it in her unique fusion of Asian melodies and Timbaland-influenced hip-hop production.

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23 Mar 2016 // 3:15 PM

M83 - “Solitude” (Singles Going Steady)

With melodramatic orchestral flourishes and moody, winding synth detours, "Solitude" wears its cinematic ambitions on its sleeve.

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23 Mar 2016 // 1:15 PM

Jameszoo - “Flake” (Singles Going Steady)

Jameszoo proves himself on this song to be as eccentric as Flying Lotus and as groovy as Thundercat.

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23 Mar 2016 // 12:15 PM

Shura - “Touch” (Four Tet Remix) (Singles Going Steady)

Credit goes to Four Tet, who's gone from cut-n-splice folktronica go-to, to a grade-A dance and indie remixer.

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23 Mar 2016 // 11:14 AM

Maylight - “Heavy Artillery” (Singles Going Steady)

Resembling an amalgam of future-funk and experimental jazz, "Heavy Artillery" follows Lizzy Parks' sultry vocal performance through a contracting fog of electronic whirrings and lounge-room bass.

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23 Mar 2016 // 10:01 AM

Rain Man - “Bring Back the Summer” (feat. Oly) (video) (premiere)

Producer Rain Man's new single "Bring Back the Summer" featuring Oly is a massive earworm.

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Lust for Youth: Compassion

Lust for Youth's Compassion is danceable and hypnotizing, to the point where their songs' clichés of mystery and jealousy become erased in the trance.

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Prins Thomas: Principe Del Norte

Prins Thomas doesn't waste a second of this 100-minute collection. And that's no small feat.

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22 Mar 2016 // 12:30 PM

Classixx - “Grecian Summer” (Singles Going Steady)

Classixx returns with another bright, bubbling over, neo-funk dance track that pulsates with a certain effusive optimism that somersaults in your stomach.

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Venetian Snares - “Everything About You Is Special” (Singles Going Steady)

Once the beat kicks in, Venetian Snares is clearly in another stratosphere.

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Grace Kelly - “Blues For Harry Bosch” (Mocean Worker Remix) (video) (premiere)

Twenty-three-year-old jazz saxophonist and singer Grace Kelly creates compelling music for Amazon's Bosch TV show.

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21 Mar 2016 // 10:45 AM

Luciana Souza Sings, If Not Speaks, in Tongues

Drawing from jazz, samba, funk, Afro-pop and more, Speaking in Tongues delights in any language, with or without words.

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21 Mar 2016 // 2:10 AM

MMOTHS: Luneworks

Debut album from Irish electronic master takes listener on a trip through multiple moods with masterful precision.

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Matt Kane and the Kansas City Generations Sextet: Acknowledgement

Longtime New Yorker Matt Kane returns to his Midwestern roots to celebrate three jazz giants of the Show Me State.

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18 Mar 2016 // 11:30 AM

Terrace Martin - “Think of You” (Singles Going Steady)

"Think of You" is a beautiful, dreamy slice of heaven.

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